Street trees

Street trees provide cooling shade and make our urban environment more beautiful. Street trees and nature strips go together – if you have a tree you’re complementing it with indigenous grasses and groundcovers. If you don’t have one, this guide can help you choose and plant the right one.

Moreland Council runs a street tree program so contact them to find out about when planting is due in your area. If you can’t wait, then keep reading ….

The following list of trees are contained in Moreland Council’s Street Landscaping Strategy. The relevant section on choosing trees is reproduced here for your convenience.

This list is generated from the list of Council approved trees which are available from VINC.

Small trees 6-12m VINC (Council small <8m)
Acacia implexa, “Lightwood” (PDF Acacia implexa)

Medium trees 12-15m (Council medium 8-15m)
Acacia melanoxylon, “Blackwood” (PDF Acacia melanoxylon)
Eucalyptus leucoxylon, “Yellow gum” (PDF Eucalyptus leucoxylon)
Eucalyptus polyanthemos, “Red box” (PDF Eucalyptus polyanthemos)

Large trees >25m (Council large >15m)
Eucalyptus melliodora, “Yellow box” (PDF Eucalyptus melliodora)

Contact us to inquire about purchasing trees at VINC member rates or as part of one of our bulk-buys.

Follow Council’s planting and maintenance guide and we hope you’ll have years of trouble-free enjoyment watching your tree mature.